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Conservative Party needs to show unity over Brexit negotiations — or we’ll end up with Labour’s Diane Abbott and John McDonnell in charge

Conservative Party needs to show unity over Brexit negotiations — or we'll end up with Labour's Diane Abbott and John McDonnell in charge

OK, truthful sufficient – I wasn’t precisely mad on the dancing.

I don’t assume Theresa Might goes to be on Strictly any time quickly. Whoever satisfied her it might be lifeless cool to stroll on stage on the social gathering convention and jig about to an Abba track needs a little bit of invasive mind surgical procedure, proper now.

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Theresa Might danced onto the stage on the Conservative Party Convention to Abba hit Dancing Queen

Theresa Might stuns Conservative Party Convention by dancing into her speech

It was like a remake of Re-Animator, or Night time Of The Dwelling Lifeless.

There’s no level in Theresa making an attempt to inform us she’s the life and soul of the social gathering and truly a bloody good chuckle.

We all know she isn’t. She’s about as charismatic as an underdone crumpet on a moist Sunday. However she doesn’t want to be Ginger Rogers. She’s the Prime Minister.

And you’ve got to give her credit score for doggedly sticking to that position. Even when I’m not satisfied she’s been doing it terribly properly.

 Theresa May is 'about as charismatic as an underdone crumpet on a wet Sunday', says Rod Liddle

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Theresa Might is ‘about as charismatic as an underdone crumpet on a moist Sunday’, says Rod Liddle

 Dancing Theresa May 'does not need to be Ginger Rogers', she needs to get negotiating, says Rod Liddle

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Dancing Theresa Might ‘doesn’t want to be Ginger Rogers’, she needs to get negotiating, says Rod Liddle

UK Prime Minister Theresa Might says austerity is over and the financial way forward for the nation will depend on the Brexit determination taken now

However on Brexit — God, how mind-numbingly boring the entire thing is — she has a very good level.

I’m not a fan of her Chequers deal for us to depart the European Union. I feel we’re giving an excessive amount of away. I’d quite have a no-deal exit.

 Conservative MPs such as Michael Gove and Dominic Raab need to show unity, says Rod Liddle

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Conservative MPs reminiscent of Michael Gove and Dominic Raab want to show unity, says Rod Liddle

 Theresa May gives her keynote speech at the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham

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Theresa Might provides her keynote speech on the Conservative Party convention in Birmingham

However time is urgent. And I’m conscious that whereas we Leavers gained the referendum, the margin was comparatively small. So we ought to be gracious and settle for just a little little bit of a compromise. Attempt to strike a good deal with these gangsters from insignificant nations.

And slightly additional down the road, tweak the preparations somewhat to go well with us higher. Within the meantime, simply strike the deal.

And meaning getting behind Might and presenting a united entrance to Europe. A lot of the Conservative MPs perceive that, even the arch-Brexiteers like the superb Michael Gove.

 Theresa May and her husband Philip wave at Conference as she opens up about plans for the year ahead

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Theresa Might and her husband Philip wave at Convention as she opens up about plans for the yr forward

 Most of the Conservative MPs, including Dominic Raab and Jeremy Hunt, understand the importance of showing unity, says Rod Liddle

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A lot of the Conservative MPs, together with Dominic Raab and Jeremy Hunt, perceive the significance of displaying unity, says Rod Liddle

However Biffo the Blundering Bear doesn’t. I’m speaking about Boris Johnson. Now he IS enjoyable and good firm. However he’s about as probably to grow to be Prime Minister as I’m to cop off with Emily Ratajkowski after a couple of pints and a fast meal on the Hen Cottage.

He has little or no help amongst his political colleagues. He has much more amongst Conservative activists. However little or no amongst voters north of Watford.

And but Biffo was at it once more this week. Taking the p**s out of the Prime Minister. And making a rousing speech to his hardcore supporters. Demanding we inform the EU to stuff it.

 Boris Johnson is 'about as likely to become Prime Minister as I am to cop off with Emily Ratajkowski after a few pints', says Rod Liddle

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Boris Johnson is ‘about as probably to turn out to be Prime Minister as I’m to cop off with Emily Ratajkowski after a number of pints’, says Rod Liddle

Former Overseas Secretary Boris Johnson says, ‘That is the second to chuck Chequers’ in fringe occasion speech at Tory Party Convention in Birmingham

Nicely, there was a time once we ought to have advised the EU to stuff it — two years in the past once we first began negotiations.

That point has handed. A insecurity from the Authorities and a divided celebration allow us to down.

Now’s the time to show a little bit of unity and wring a deal out of the deathly bureaucrats. Perhaps not the Chequers deal — Might didn’t point out the phrase in any respect throughout her speech — however a model of it.

 We could end up with John McDonnell as our next Chancellor, warns Rod Liddle

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We might end up with John McDonnell as our subsequent Chancellor, warns Rod Liddle

 Diane Abbott could be the next Home Secretary if Tories lose the election, says Rod Liddle

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Diane Abbott could possibly be the subsequent Residence Secretary if Tories lose the election, says Rod Liddle

In any other case we’ll have a Basic Election on our arms. One the Tories will lose. And also you’ll wake up to discover John McDonnell is in charge of your funds and Diane Abbott is Residence Secretary.

Come on — certainly that ought to focus the thoughts a bit?

  • An enormous poster on the aspect of a bus shelter in Scotland. “Dear Bigots — you can’t spread your religious hate here.” There are a great deal of others carrying comparable silly, breast-beating, sanctimonious messages. It’s the bloody coppers once more. Bored of making an attempt to catch burglars and stopping individuals stabbing each other. They a lot choose political grandstanding.

Actuality examine

 Girls' school head Jane Lunnon has slammed 'incredibly damaging' reality shows like Love Island

Women’ faculty head Jane Lunnon has slammed ‘extremely damaging’ actuality exhibits like Love Island

Hero of the week is Jane Lunnon, head of a women’ faculty in South London.

She has caught the boot into “image-obsessed” actuality TV – particularly that coven of gurning and pouting imbeciles in Love Island, similar to Megan Barton Hanson.

Such programmes are “incredibly damaging” to younger individuals, she reckons, calling them “trivial nonsense”.

 Love Island's Megan Barton Hanson strikes a pose in a bikini and found fame on the ITV2 reality show

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Love Island’s Megan Barton Hanson strikes a pose in a bikini and discovered fame on the ITV2 actuality show

I feel Jane is true. And the identical goes for all these hyped-up expertise exhibits the place individuals with no expertise – only a lust for fame – get judged on their appalling performances by individuals with no expertise.

Youngsters want to know the distinction between fame for fame’s sake – and actual achievement.

Love Island’s Wes Nelson reveals he’s in love with Muggy Megan and she says it again after simply two weeks of courting

Cricket can be in dock

 Ryder Cup spectator Corine Remande has lost the sight in one eye after being hit by Brooks Koepka’s tee shot over the weekend

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Ryder Cup spectator Corine Remande has misplaced the sight in one eye after being hit by Brooks Koepka’s tee shot over the weekend

It is horrible that Corine Remande has misplaced the sight in one eye after she was hit by a golf ball in the course of the Ryder Cup.

The poor lady was standing amongst spectators when Brooks Koepka’s tee shot hit her in the face.

She’s now threatening authorized motion towards the organisers. She says they didn’t give spectators sufficient safety.

That is ludicrous. What have been they supposed to do?

Ryder Cup 2018: Brooks Koepka ‘left shaken’ with lady left bloodied after being hit in head by wayward tee shot

And what is going to occur is that in future crowds can be stored even additional again from the motion. Simply due to one horrible accident.

Wait till the identical factor occurs in cricket…

For clap’s sake

College students at Manchester College have banned clapping, in case it upsets individuals.

The uni journal stated: “It was argued that the loud noise of traditional clapping and whooping pose an issue to students with anxiety or sensory issues. BSL clapping – or, jazz hands – would be a more inclusive form of expression.”

With nervousness or sensory points? What’s incorrect with these individuals?

They’re “triggered” by virtually the whole lot. Particularly by individuals who have views which differ from their very own.

That REALLY triggers them. They shouldn’t be at college. They need to be protected at house with mummy and daddy.

So, when is it hate speech?

 Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad has been visiting the UK this week

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Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad has been visiting the UK this week

That previous windbag Mahathir Mohamad has been visiting the UK.

Pretty to have him, in fact. He’s the boss of Muslim-dominated Malaysia and he hates Jews.

He was at it once more over right here. Stated all of them had “hook noses”.

And that they have been the reason for all the difficulty in the Center East.

He’s allowed his view, in fact, even whether it is one based mostly on hatred and the ideology of his personal interpretation of his faith.

However how wouldn’t it be if I stated Muslims are the reason for a lot of the hassle in the world?

I’d be up earlier than the Previous Invoice for a hate crime earlier than you may say Islamic State.

Center class drama

A brand new report reckons that now half of your complete world is center class.

It’s because Asian nations are getting extra and extra rich.

I suppose this can be a good factor. Drawback is, I can’t stand them, the center class.

And the considered almost 4 billion individuals consuming avocado on toast whereas doing Pilates then listening to Coldplay in their Volvo XC90s makes me really feel terribly queasy.

The human race is being taken over by the legions of the smug. Get me outta right here.

Penguins ought to zoo ’em

 Telford Exotic Zoo has model penguins on display

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Telford Unique Zoo has mannequin penguins on show

Guests to the Telford Unique Zoo have been disenchanted by the penguins. They only stood, inventory nonetheless.
Refused to leap into their pool. Refused, truly, to do something.

It’s because they’re plastic mannequin penguins. The zoo had been unable to get the actual factor.

And right here’s a tip for the zoo house owners. Don’t purchase any actual penguins, stick to the fashions.

 Telford Exotic Zoo has been unable to get real penguins - so guests have been treated to these replica birds

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Telford Unique Zoo has been unable to get actual penguins – so visitors have been handled to these duplicate birds

I feel plastic penguins can be much better suited to an enclosure of a dozen sq. yards of shingle with a tiny drainage ditch to bathe in.

Why are we permitting zoos like this to open? If I have been an actual penguin in Telford Unique Zoo I’d sue them. Or beat them concerning the head with a flipper.

 Vladimir Putin's new calendar sees him cuddle a leopard and take part in horse riding and other sporting activities

Vladimir Putin’s new calendar sees him cuddle a leopard and participate in horse driving and different sporting actions

Have you ever seen Vladimir Putin’s new calendar?

There he’s, standing bare in water, muscular tissues rippling, wanting stern.

One other one has him cuddling a child leopard.

 Vladimir Putin is captured standing naked in water, muscles rippling, looking stern, says Rod Liddle

Vladimir Putin is captured standing bare in water, muscle tissues rippling, wanting stern, says Rod Liddle

I hate to say this however isn’t all of it a bit… um… camp?

And now for saying this I’ll in all probability end up resembling one of many glow sticks the youngsters purchase at funfairs.

Motion man Vladimir Putin cuddles a leopard and poses topless in his newest calendar

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